October 4, 2000Small Amount of Ground Beef
Recalled in Raleigh
NC (SafetyAlerts) - The Food Safety
and Inspection Service (FSIS) said today that Kroger Co. is recalling a small amount
of Laura's Lean Ground Beef and Ground Round from one of their of Raleigh stores
because the product may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
Kroger Company Store #304, located at
4701-117 Atlantic Avenue, is recalling 8 pounds Laura's Lean Ground Beef, 92% lean and
Laura's Lean Ground Round with a code date of Sell By Sept. 28.
The recall is in response to a positive E. coli
O157:H7 monitoring sample of ground beef, collected by the USDA, Food Safety and
Inspection Service (FSIS) as part of its ongoing FSIS microbiological monitoring program.
FSIS stated that local media outlets were
contacted directly by FSIS and the Kroger Co. had directly contacted consumers that
purchased the ground beef, and has posted a sign at the store.
Customers with questions should call Gary Rhodes,
Kroger Manager of Corporate Affairs at (513) 762-4441.
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